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CNN
May 3, 2014 12:00pm PDT
in washington today to demand safe return of at least 223 school girls kidnapped in nigeria more than two weeks ago. critics of the nigerian government say officials aren't doing enough to try to rescue these girls and return them. >> and this was the scene in new york where dozens tried to bring attention to the matter. this comes as secretary of state john kerry is in africa where he pledged support to help the nigerian government. >> let me be clear. the kidnapping of hundreds of children by obamacare a har a.m. is unconscionable. we will do everything to support the nigerian government to return these young women to their homes. >> they're accused of abducting them from a boarding school. the group opposes education and human rights groups say the kidnappers use the girls as sex slaves. it is not known where they are now. officials think they were trucked into a remote forest. the failure to find the girls inspired people to speak out around the world, many using the #bringbackourgirls. >> that's the rally cry for nigerians on social media, expressing anguish and trust trags with how they'r
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 7:00am EDT
year. >>> the effort to found kidnapped school girls in nigeria goes global as leaders across the world speak out and against the abductions. officials are confused about who is missing. >> the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped to lowest levels since 2008. some say it gives false hope. plus historical treasure, a black and white film capturing a notorious moment in >> good morning to you. welcome back to aljazeera.com. i'll morgan radford live in new york. these are the top stories. ukraine suffering its most violent day in nearly three months. clashes erupting in the black sea city of odessa between pro-russian and ukranian supporters. nearly 14 were killed, 31 from a government building fire. this comes as kiev continues its military assault on separatists in eastern cities. u.s. troops in afghanistan on standby to help find victims of a mud slide. a village was wiped out in the hills killing 2,000 people. a res would you operation is under way as search crews dig for varied people. a virus infected 300 people in saudi arabia confirmed in the united states of t
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 6:00am EDT
. have peacekeepers been complicit in any way? the students were being trafficked in nigeria. there have been marches about it erie it people are frustrated. those young girls were sold into slavery. they were abducted. i wonder if anything like that is happening in c.a.r. have there been any reports? her would making sure that those peacekeepers will be deployed and vetted? my final question. >> thank you, mr. chairman. on the question of being a macroal, the bigger issue is impunity. it is the message that it sends. the vehicle that we choose -- ful.ink both will be use you are right. at least it brings an international zeroing in on impunity. you could also do a war crimes tribunal. i have not heard specifically trafficking. let me just say that i would not be surprised. that is also an underlying issue going on. there is potential for instability and for that to become a weapon of war. trafficking young men and women in that circumstance. that is another thing to put on the table. in fact, i am headed to nigeria now. so, i don't know if i will be allowed to -- my flight leaves at 2:3
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 12:00am EDT
council for last month and to our colleague in nigeria and her entire team. here we are once again, grappling with the ukrainian crisis. every time this council is divided, this unfortunate country is steeped in anarchy. the east of the ukraine, roofs -- groups are aggressively taking over cities. it's not really a crowd that supports this effort but just a few hundred demonstrators. heavy weaponry which excludes the possibility of any sympathetic members of the crowd, russian officers on local television, the taking of hostages. all of whom are being held and allegations have increasingly been proven of forced disappearances. these thugs have refused to implement that agreement which was supposed to be the restoration of the ukrainian state on its own territory. and what is ukraine doing? after having shown great restraint that no other state would've been able to show, in the face of organized attacks, it was supported and justified by a neighboring country and decided to use its army and police against the armed groups which are establishing security at the expense of the people
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. nigeria's missing girls concern and anger growing around the globe. a stunning estimate of how many were actually kidnapped. how they did it? a new theory that might explain how the ancient egyptians build the pyramids. >>> they call them the thread head. the music and music fans that helped bring back new orleans. richelle, the briefing. >> in odessa in the south of be you ukraine, pro-russian forces in the east. more than 500 are nearly dead in a landslide that wiped out an entire north afghanistan village, authorities not helpful. more than 2,000 people thrif there. authorities expect more mudslides in the coming days. >>> and in northern ireland, police have 48 more hours to question gerry adams the leader of the political party sinn fein. being held with the possible commission of a murder. murder in this case was a belfast widow, raising questions about the stability of the province's catholic protestant government. we should know more john. >> thank you richelle. calls mers, the middle east respiratory viers. the health care worker in indiana came down with the virus, first detect
CNN
May 2, 2014 11:00am PDT
of trucks. those trucks were last seen driving into the rugged jungles of northern nigeria. some of these girls have managed to escape, but 223 are believed to still be missing. and now, a sickening development because we are hearing reports from villagers in the area. they say they are being sold as child brides for $12 apiece. the men who took them some 18 days ago, members of al qaeda, one of the most brutal terrorist groups around, predominantly based in the unstable northern part of this country, they ascribe to sharia law, they have a hatred for the west. in fact, just learning here their name boko haram translates to western education is sin. they've killed hundreds of students by attacking and burning schools. a nigerian student spoke to cnn. >> it's disheartening to know that young girls like you, like us were being held captive somewhere. and just the idea that western education is wrong. the situation is very critical. and it's getting worse by the day. and because they know that nothing is being done, more things are being done. >> joining me now to talk about this, r
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 2:00pm EDT
tribute on behalf of the council to her representative of nigeria, for her service for the president of the council for the month of april 2014. i'm sure i speak for all members of the council in expressing deep appreciation to ambassador -- to the ambassador and her to mimetice deep skill in which they conducted the council's is this last month. the provisional agenda for this dated 13s a letter april, 2014, from the representative of the russian federation to the united nations, addressed to the president of the security council. the agenda is adopted. in accordance with the role 37 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the representative of ukraine to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. accordance with the rule 39 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the undersecretary general for political affairs to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. the security council will now two of the- of item agenda. i now give the floor to the gentleman. >> mr. president, members of the council, since we last met to discuss ukraine in april,
MSNBC
May 2, 2014 11:00am PDT
girls in nigeria. there were protests in new york today near the u.n., and we'll have more on that and what, if anything, the u.s. is doing to help. but we start with that joint news conference in front of the white house rose garden where president obama began with the jobs numbers and a few words on a devastating landslide and in afghanistan. both he and german chancellor angela merkel have tough questions on whether they can reach an agreement on stronger sakes against russia and whether they can bridge the divide between the u.s. and germany on nsa surveillance. president obama also faced a question from the international press about tuesday's botched oklahoma execution. on ukraine both leaders seemed amenable to the possibility of further sanctions that take direct aim at key sectors of the russian economy. sanction that is could potentially damage a sluggish european economy as well. president obama said it all depends on how deeply russia interferes with ukraine in the lead-up to its elections later this month. >> if, in fact, we see the disruptions and the destabili
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 1:00pm EDT
. and alarming new details about the kidnappings in nigeria. the number of girls kidnapped now higher than reported. >> our current system has gone very far awry... >> there's huge pressure on the police to arrest and find somebody guilty >> i think the system is going to fail a lot of other people. >> you convicted the wrong person >> i find that extraordinarily disappointing... >> to keep me from going to jail, i needed to cooperate. >> somebody can push you in a death chamber >> it's not a joke >> the system with joe beringer only on al jazeera america u >>> again, we are following breaking news out of afghanistan, at least 350 people have been killed in landslide according to the united nations. the fear is the number could grow into the thousands. the slide reportedly burying an entire village in the country's northeast. we're joined by phone now from a correspondent from kaboul. what do we know of the extent of the injuries and casualties. >> reporter: the slide is believed to be been caused by heavy rainfall, and in district [ inaudible ] bordering with china, and now local official
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 11:30am EDT
. the number of missing in nigeria is rising. the government now saying 276 girls are missing. kidnapped from their school last month, and that is much higher than first reported. officials still don't know where the girls are. >> reporter: there has been a lot of misinformation and confusion since this attack took place on the school on april 15th. initialally, let's remember the military said 129 girls had been on abducted but within hours they were contradicted by family and some of the schoolteachers who said it was 230 girls missing, and now this latest development, the police saying that in fact more than 300 girls were kidnapped and 276 are still missing why the confusion? the police say on their part there were some students who came to that school that it is for exams. and it is starred to say how many attended the school full-time and how many showed up just for exams. we have one civil rights organization claiming that the girls have been taken across the nigeria border into countries like cameroon and chad by their abductors. the same organization say ps that the girls -- some hav
CNN
May 2, 2014 8:00am PDT
will spur community dialogue. >>> parents in nigeria taking to the streets demanding their government do everything possible to bring their girls back home. 230 girls were kidnapped by militants in the dead of night from their school dormitory. 43 of them have managed to escape, but the others are allegedly being sold for $12 each to the militants and they're being forced to marry and do unmentionable other things. this weekend, there will be a demonstration in california asking the u.s. government to push for those girls release. >> this is a tragedy. it is outrageous. >> human rights violation. >> everyone needs to pay attention. at least 2700 people are estimated to have died in a landslide in a remote part of afghanistan. this is according to a governor there. the area extremely mountainous. at least 200 homes are said to have been destroyed by this landslide. >>> ahead of this hour, with violence boiling in ukraine, president obama and angela merkel are talking options. are there really any good ones left? we'll take you live to the white house rose garden when that happens. >>> plu
LINKTV
May 2, 2014 5:30am PDT
running campaign of terror by the group who want to create an islamic state in nigeria. over 1500 people have died this year as a result of their attacks. >> renewed warnings south sudan's conflict could ascend into genocide. they come from the u.s. secretary of state. he has arrived in the fledgling state. john kerry made renewed threats of sanctions and raised hopes more peacekeeping forces could be deployed to halt the bloodshed. he was speaking on thursday after holding talks with foreign ministers from ethiopia, uganda, and kenya. >> there are very disturbing indicators of the kind of ethnic tribal, targeted, nationalistic killings taking place that raise serious questions. were they to continue in the way they have been going could present a serious challenge to the international community with respect to the question of genocide. it is our hope that could be avoided. >> just coming in on the newswire more recent comments by john kerry speaking in south sudan. he says the south sudanese president has committed to take steps towards ending violence in the fledgling state. more as we
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
with african union officials to discuss south sudan's conflict. >> meanwhile, a dar bomb has rocked nigeria leaving 12 people there on the outs skirts of abuja, not far from the attack that killed 70 people weeks ago. this latest blast coming days before it is set to hold the world economic forum on africa >> reporter: the car bomb exploded very close to a checkpoint manned by soldiers and police. just a few kilometers from the city center. there were fatalities and injuries. survivors were rushed to h hospital. >> i fell down. my brother was standing with me. >> the security agents here were on duty to stop something like this happening. so there may be questions about how such an attack could happen right under their noses. just over two weeks ago, a bomb exploded at a bus station in almost the exact sameplace, killing 75 people. >> the leader of boko haram claimed responsibility. he challenges the government to go after his group. >> look at us. we are right within your city, abjua, and you don't know how to find us. >> hours before this latest blast, the government told al jazeera it h
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 4:00am EDT
a bigger impact. >> south africa is the second largest economy in africa. relative to what nigeria is expecting. nigeria is the biggest economy right now. do you think we will fall behind the rest of the continent? >> growth numbers do not tell the whole story. it is about what historically you have established as your economic base. it is about the sophistication of business interest, if you can economy.hat, in one's but also the sophistication of the enterprises we have. while the number itself might suggest one set of issues. looks at the economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner in which they have penetrated the african continent financialining, services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you remain in his position after elections? >> i will arrange an apartment with the president. you can ask him that russian. >>-- you can ask him that question. tonobody expects the anc lose this election, but it is about how big the majority actually is. what are people saying? what is the story? >> we know the anc is acc
PBS
Apr 30, 2014 5:30pm PDT
rights group in nigeria says that the more than two hundred school girls who've been kidnapped or being forced to marry the man who abducted them bunches of people demonstrated in the capital through to the saying that the nigerian government is not doing enough to find. gunmen took the girls more than two weeks ago from their school in the northeast the country the infamous group both go iran is behind that attack to us now to vote of confidence in the economy from the federal reserve has announced its cutting its monthly bond buying program by further ten billion dollars. becuz he's on track to end the program as soon as october. the fed says the decision was based on expectations the us economy will continue to recover the growth has been dismal so far this year. analysts blame that on a particularly harsh and long winter the board of the french engineering company also has unanimously endorsed a bid by general electric to buy its energy unit giving the us company a significant lead over german rival siemens in a politically charged takeover battle. she is offering about twelve billi
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2014 3:00pm EDT
on the uptick in south sudan, nigeria, christians, muslims, just everywhere in weak state governments, and they all have modern weapons or machetes. would you cardiackize yourself as -- characterize yourself as being more optimistic or less about this future since there seems to be a reluctant on the great powers to get involved in these things? and as an aside, i would say what she was talking about, i think the way the russians look at the world and putin is completely different than ours, and they really have a different mindset based on their geography. >> two interesting questions rolled into one, thank you. [laughter] your first question, your first observation, you're absolutely correct that there's a lot that that's still tribal in the modern world. it's not just that in afghanistan and sudan there's a lot that's tribal. in the united states, there's a lot that's tribal. any of you who know a rural area of the united states. so my wife and i and our kids, we spend parts of our summers in montana. and when neighboring montana ranchers get into a dispute, they don't call in lawy
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